The majority investor in Malaysia Airlines said on Friday it planned to cut its workforce by 30 percent, or 6,000 workers, in an effort to make the group profitable by 2017.» Read More
Societe Generale forecast a lengthy emerging markets rally on Friday, becoming the latest bank to turn bullish on the sector following the Federal Reserve's announcement.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) took the markets by surprise, raising its key lending rate by 25 basis points to 7.50 percent on Friday.
Japan’s stocks may have surged more than 40 percent so far this year, but some analysts believe they are poised to climb even higher.
Critics may have panned the new iPhones for not moving the needle much, but diehard fans in Asia still lined up outside stores for the launch.
Positive economic data have boosted investor sentiment towards China recently, but Capital Economics warns that this is unlikely to be sustained.
Even in the face of growing debt levels, Malaysia is confident that its fiscal house is in order.
Former Nintendo President Hiroshi Yamauchi, who built the company into a video game giant, died on Thursday of pneumonia. He was 85.
The Fed's decision to continue with its asset-buying gives the rupee a reprieve and creates space for scaling back measures put in place to support the currency.
Early Friday, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Fukushima prefecture in Japan which hosts Tokyo Electric Power Co Inc's nuclear power station.
The weak yen may have come too late to convince manufacturers to keep production in Japan and Nissan will stick with its plans to localize its auto plants.
The Fed's surprise decision to not taper has given emerging market assets a shot in the arm, with strategists now forecasting a multi-week rally.
Although the Rupiah has dipped in recent weeks, passengers are still flying from Jakarta to Singapore, now the world's fastest-growing air route.
Housing prices in China's cities soared nearly 20 percent in August, the steepest increase on record since the government changed its policies.
China's property sector likely faces more cooling measures after prices rose in August, but economists say the next step will be to strike a delicate balance.
China's second richest tycoon, Zong Qinghou, was attacked near his home in Zhejiang, Xinhua and suffered serious injuries to his hand.
Excitement over a free trade zone in Shanghai has reached fever pitch in recent weeks but signs of waning enthusiasm have left some investors wondering – is Shanghai's free trade zone really a game changer?
New Zealand's property market is a key concern but the bubble will likely deflate over the next few years, said New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Bill English.
Business sentiment among Asia's top companies deteriorated in the third quarter, ending three consecutive quarters of improving sentiment.
New home prices in China rose in 69 of 70 major cities in August from the previous year, official data showed on Wednesday, same showing as in July, backing the case for more cooling measures from the government.
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Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, discusses his expectations for the euro zone inflation data due late Friday and how that will affect the European Central Bank's easing timeline.
Mohshin Aziz, Aviation Analyst at Maybank Investment Bank, hopes that Malaysia Airlines can provide details on its staff and capacity reduction at the announcement of restructuring plans late Friday.
Scott Phillips, Advisor at The Motley Fool Australia, says Virgin Australia's anaemic growth in full-year revenue is expected amid a tough aviation industry.